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Ask Test Masters: Which Study Book Should I Use for the GRE?

“Ask Test Masters” is a free informational service offered by Test Masters, the fastest growing professional exam preparation company in the United States. You ask, we answer. KJ, a graduate school hopeful, wants to know which GRE study book to … Continue reading

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GRE Study Tips: Make Your Study Sessions More Effective!

There are a number of ways you might make your study sessions more effective. The first step is to make sure you are not studying in an environment that is easily distracting. Avoid study habits that might lead to casual … Continue reading

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GRE Analytical Writing Overview Part II: Analysis of an Argument

The GRE Analytical Writing section can be a stumbling block for many students. However, with practice it can become one of the easiest sections on the test. Scoring on the GRE Analytical Writing  section is based on a 6 point … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Polysemous

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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Should I cancel my GRE scores?

Taking the GRE is a scary enough experience, but even after you have finished the exam, you will be left with one major decision: do you want to see your scores or cancel them? No matter how badly you thought … Continue reading

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How To Prepare for the GRE: Four Essential Things You Need

A friend of mine is planning on taking the GRE in July. Having been out of school for a little while, he’s worried that his test-taking and studying skills have eroded away a bit, and he’s been asking me what … Continue reading

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Preparing for the GRE: Psych Student Psyches Himself Up for the GRE

Three thousand vocabulary flashcards, hundreds of hours of practice, a Testmasters GRE prep-course, private tutoring, and a trip to the psychiatrist- this is what it took for me to get the competitive GRE score I needed. English is not my … Continue reading

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Taking the GRE: The Calm Before the Storm

According to forecasts, Hurricane GRE will be making landfall tomorrow.  My November resolutions held up fairly well.  I missed a couple practice tests, and I didn’t study my vocabulary quite as assiduously as I had hoped, but I still feel … Continue reading

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